CAE Healthcare Acquires Blue Phantom, Expands Ultrasound Simulation Training

Posted by Roxanne Blanford
November 05, 2012

CAE Healthcare and Blue Phantom™ today announced that CAE has acquired Blue Phantom, a world leader in the ultrasound medical imaging simulation business.  The addition of Blue Phantom is intended to advance the improvement of simulation-based clinical training and the delivery of patient care globally.

The Blue Phantom acquisition enables CAE Healthcare to expand its healthcare simulation business by integrating tissue-based simulation into its product offerings, as well as enhancing its world-class human patient simulators, including its VIMEDIX™ line of computer based ultrasound simulators.

CAE Healthcare already established its leadership in the field of ultrasound simulation-based training with the VIMEDIX family of simulators. The addition of finest manufacturer of ultrasound task trainers to the CAE Healthcare portfolio will benefit the future development for CAE Healthcare in its ability to offer top-notch training to healthcare learners

Guided ultrasound has become a standard of care for a number of procedures and over the coming years, practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals around the world will need the hands-on training in ultrasound that only simulation can provide.

CAE Healthcare will now offer a comprehensive product line for both ultrasound imaging diagnostics in virtual reality and ultrasound-guided interventions with phantoms training for anesthesiology, cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, endocrinology, infusion nursing, nephrology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, pulmonology, radiology and surgery.

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TAGS   -    Ultrasound Simulation   -    Blue Phantom   -    Patient Simulation   -    Training   -    Patient Safety
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